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Classic Dungeons & Dragons RPGs heading to consoles this autumn

Including Baldur’s Gate and Planescape: Torment.

D&D Classics
Credit: Skybound Games / Beamdog

Skybound Games and Beamdog have announced that enhanced editions of several classic Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing videogames are coming to consoles this autumn. The games include Baldur’s Gate, the Baldur’s Gate: Siege of Dragonspear expansion, Baldur’s Gate II, Planescape: Torment, Icewind Dale and Neverwinter Nights.

Physical editions of Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition will arrive at major retailers on 3rd December, 2019 in North America and 6th December in other territories, while the other titles will arrive earlier, on 24th September, 2019 in North America and 27th September in other territories. All physical editions will be released for the PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.

Watch the D&D Classics Enhanced Editions trailer:

Available for £39.99 each, these special boxed editions include:

  • The Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition Pack: Celebrating the series’ 20th anniversary, the original Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition and its sequel, Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition, return with all DLC and restored quest content, as well as the Baldur’s Gate: Siege of Dragonspear expansion, featuring new original content developed by Beamdog to bridge the two games.
  • Planescape: Torment: Enhanced Edition / Icewind Dale Enhanced Edition: Two must-play games and all their DLC in one package – the chilling Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition, plus its expansions, and the enhanced edition of 1999’s RPG of the Year, Planescape: Torment.
  • Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition: The 2002 Computer RPG of the Year and all its DLC deliver 10 standalone D&D-based adventures featuring co-op and online multiplayer.

These enhanced editions give longtime fans and newcomers alike the opportunity to play these critically acclaimed adventures from a golden age of RPGs in a whole new way. Beamdog has upgraded all of the above titles with native support for high-resolution widescreen displays, controls optimized for console controllers, new standalone content, new characters and classes, new voice sets, expanded character creation options, improved multiplayer functionality, redesigns of the UI and UX, bug fixes, balance changes and more. For complete breakdowns of the content available with each title visit the Skybound website.

Each game will also be available to purchase for digital download individually upon release through the PlayStation Store, Xbox Games Store and Nintendo eShop.

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